When most people think of Carrie Fisher, they immediately remember her role as the iconic Princess Leia from the Star Wars film franchise. The white dress and buns she donned in those movies have practically become synonymous with her name.
Lesser known is that she had a career that spanned more than 4o years. Not only was she a talented actress, but she was a writer and humorist as well!
It’s safe to say that, even though she has since passed on, her body of work continues to influence people around the world every day. See below for 24 interesting facts about Carrie that even diehard fans might not know…
Despite her amazing achievements as an actress and a writer, the fact that Fisher was such an outspoken voice when it came to issues of mental health may be her greatest accomplishment. There’s definitely a stigma attached to those with mental illnesses, so it’s hard for a lot of folks to talk about.
One could easily imagine that this would be especially true for those in the public eye as much as Carrie. After all, not only could this have affected the way that those around her treat her, but it very well may have impacted her own career itself.